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Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy. (Quote by - Bryant H. McGill)

I was at Comedy Central when we launched the first season of South Park and I am thrilled to see them continue through 2008, Matt and Trey are creative geniuses and a huge part of the Comedy Central family and we look forward to continued success. (Quote by - Doug Herzog)

Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. (Quote by - Sid Caesar)

Harpo Marx looks like a musical comedy. (Quote by - Walter Kerr)

I never thought of myself in comedy at all.. I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance. (Quote by - Imogene Coca)

You know, the better scripts I've seen lately have been comedy scripts. (Quote by - Vince Vaughn)

There's more truth in comedy than in tragedy. (Quote by - Vanna Bonta)

If you can walk away from a comedy thinking it was funny yet also feeling good about the people you watched and the journey they went on, then all the better. (Quote by - Greg Garcia)

It wasn't the kind of comedy I was a big fan of. I used to do a monologue on the Division of Motor Vehicles, and it was like six or seven minutes long. They had to follow me from beginning to end. I did a routine about buying a blender at a drugstore. It was about seven or eight minutes long. (Quote by - Richard Lewis)

The Renaissance scholar Michel de Montaigne said, 'there is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom,'Drama, comedy and tragedy all have their roots in the compelling theatre of life that is closest to us all our relationships with those tied to us by blood. (Quote by - Richard Monette)

At Warner Bros. and I don't feel special. They come over and say hello. But everybody's gonna make a lot of money and I don't feel like I'm special to them. (Quote by - George Lopez)

Well I sure had been looking for a comedy for years without success. Partly because the town is just finicky, there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness of this community and one of them was that you can't do a comedy unless you've just done a comedy. They won't let you. (Quote by - Val Kilmer)

If you listen to his comedy it's serious stuff. There's war, there's racism, there's fights, there's violence, there's arguments. And then you find the joke in it. (Quote by - Ali LeRoi)

This year we had three strong new comedies and we wanted to give each of them the best time period for their premieres. By successfully launching 'Out of Practice' and 'Courting Alex' on Monday, we now have a real chance to strengthen our Wednesday night comedy block. (Quote by - Kelly Kahl)

I was a failed actor but I still wanted to show off, so I ended up doing live comedy. (Quote by - Graham Norton)

I loved Old School. I thought Old School was very different than a lot of the comedies that had come out. And that character I liked. I tried to ground him very much in reality and play him very much finding things important to him that are somewhat ridiculous. (Quote by - Vince Vaughn)

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

It can flip on a dime from being almost farce-like to being quite serious and then back. That's what a lot of us like. I would say it's a comedy more than a drama. But then there are some episodes that are coming up that are straight drama. (Quote by - Aidan Quinn)

I didn't think some of the comedy was current enough to be funny today. (Quote by - Garry Marshall)

I have been in bands before and so has Julian and I wanted to make comedy for people like The Strokes. (Quote by - Noel Fielding)

You could say there was a surfeit of rich comedy that year. The winner was Daniel Kitson and - just to illustrate how strong it was - Jimmy Carr came second. Any other year the runners-up would have been winners. (Quote by - The League)

Maybe we will, and we'll take the entire comedy industry with us. (Quote by - Dave Foley)

Who would ever have thought that I would win in the comedy or musical category? Not expected. (Quote by - Joaquin Phoenix)

He picks up on something - which is that whether you're a 50-year-old or an adolescent, you're on some kind of hormonal rollercoaster in those two age groups. So I'm not quite sure if it's serious comedy or funny drama. (Quote by - Geoffrey Rush)

It's like this all the time. When we play, it's a comedy act with music. (Quote by - Scott Crawford)

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